Training

Training plans: Build race fitness

Introduce specific race-day sessions now to set you up perfectly for the season ahead
27 March 2015 at 09:55

Sub-1hr swim drill: All systems go

Hit various energy systems with this 60min pool workout for intermediate athletes
26 March 2015 at 15:16

Tri jargon buster for beginners

From aerobars to zones, DOMS to HIIT, here's your essential starter guide to decoding some of the terms you'll come across in multisport…

Winter triathlon training: 20 tips to keep motivation up

Read our advice on getting ready for the new triathlon season – off the sofa and out the door!

UK triathlon clubs – what to expect when you join

We look at how some of the UK’s biggest triathlon clubs welcome their new members, and what sort of sessions they provide
19 March 2015 at 16:10

Sub-1hr session: Welcome to hell

This advanced-level turbo trainer session is for the truly twisted triathlete

How to increase your swim speed

Make sure you don't become last-man Charlie this season

Polarised training – why you need to get out of the middle lane

We explain why splitting your training into lots of low intensity with a little high intensity can give you an endurance edge

How to improve your aerobic capacity

Measure and expand your VO2 max to improve performance this season

How to plan more triathlon training into your day

Are you struggling to fit it all in? Careful planning and some firm ground rules are needed to get more training done

Pre-season drills to build leanness and strength

Race faster this triathlon season with our focussed workouts

Chrissie W on… The importance of rest days

Britain’s four-time Kona queen shares her advice on how to listen to your body and cope with self-doubt
10 March 2015 at 16:29

Four essential swim sessions for beginner triathletes

Take these sub-1hr pool drills to heart in spring and you’ll smash it this triathlon season
09 March 2015 at 15:26

A triathlete's guide to bike cadence

How to find your optimum pedalling efficiency, then do a strong run on the back of it

Keep your run fitness up with a foot injury

It’s every runner’s nightmare – we look at how to train without inflicting more damage
05 March 2015 at 15:57

Sub-1hr session: Pace time

Try this 60min aerobic set for beginners where the aim is to maintain a consistent pace

Ironman: how many hours of training a week do you need?

Are you thinking of doing a long distance triathlon this year? We explain how many training hours you’ll need to commit
02 March 2015 at 15:26  (2)

Plantar fasciitis – exercises to fix it

It's a common runner’s complaint that affects age-groupers and elites alike, but how do you fix it? Our resident physio explains all...
25 February 2015 at 14:20

Cassie Patten’s top 10 tips for a better triathlon swim

From breathing smoothly to sighting effectively, Britain’s Olympic open water medallist shares her swim advice for triathletes
24 February 2015 at 10:30

Six questions to ask before going ultra-long

Are you thinking of entering an ultra endurance race? Ask yourself these questions first…
19 February 2015 at 16:14